A woman is suing medical device maker Bayer after experiencing agonising pain due to a controversial contraceptive implant. more

15 Jan 2018 14:15 News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more


Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it is ending the sale of its Essure sterilisation device in all non-US countries. more

20 Sep 2017 15:50 Devices

The Victoria Derbyshire Show has reported that some women are undergoing hysterectomies to remove the sterilisation device, Essure. The BBC has covered the story. more

29 Aug 2017 12:18 Devices

The WannaCry ransomware attack that affected the NHS also infected at certain devices from life sciences company, Bayer. more

19 May 2017 15:50 Devices

A networking space, designed as a venue for collaboration between start-ups, industrial companies and partners from the global innovation ecosystem Cube has been opened in Berlin. more

4 Nov 2016 12:05 News

A study run by Art Sedrakyan of Weill Cornell Medicine found that women implanted with Bayer AG’s Essure sterility device were ten times more likely to need new operations as women who got standard sterility surgery more

20 Oct 2015 16:12 News

As of September 1, 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been operating under the Covestro name more

7 Sep 2015 13:59 News

Bayer HealthCare has launched a "Grants4Apps Accelerator 2015" program in Berlin, awarding grants to five digital health startups more

24 Aug 2015 11:49 News

Bayer has announced that its MatrialScience business will soon be named Covestro. more

8 Jun 2015 16:46 News

Let's torque: Bayer's Makrolon has been put to use in torque-applying instruments in healthcare - giving them a new twist. more

16 Feb 2015 10:09 Technology


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Bayer is reported to be considering the sale of its diabetes device business in favour of a focus on faster-growing medicines, according to Bloomberg, which cites “people with knowledge of the matter” as its source. more

27 Nov 2014 16:46 News

Money man: Following the recent announcement that Bayer AG will float its MaterialScience company on the stock market, Frank Lutz has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Bayer MaterialScience from October. more

24 Sep 2014 12:58 News


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Material world: Bayer will float its MaterialScience business, which produces polymer materials, on the stock market as a separate company. more

21 Sep 2014 19:06 News

In the lead: The growing market for glucose monitoring devices in Benelux and Scandinavian countries is currently led by Roche more

6 Jul 2014 17:33 News

Joint force: Clariant is joining an industry-wide initiative that aims to improve sustainability practices within the supply chains of the chemical industry more

28 Mar 2014 15:41 News